Brain Res 2021 01 6;1751:147198. Epub 2020 Nov 6.
Department of Pharmacy, School of Health Sciences, University of Brasilia, Brasilia 70910-900, Brazil; Primate Center, Institute of Biology, University of Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil. Electronic address:
Novel environments induce a conflicting emotional approach-withdrawal state that triggers stress-related reactions. Social support through the presence of a highly familiar conspecific buffers the individual against such challenges. Although aversive events seem to be predominantly processed by the right hemisphere, this is still under debate and little is known about functional cerebral asymmetries in nonhuman primates during novelty stress, isolation and social buffering. Read More